Think Global, Act Local...That's Glocal ~Tobias Fox

Mission Statement

Founded in 2013, Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (Newark SAS) is a community-driven, 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Newark, NJ that implements various initiatives to increase awareness of environmental, ecological, and wellness issues through educational programs and hands-on activities.

Our 2019 impact

Families Served per Week
Pounds of Produce Distributed
Community Events and Workshops
College Interns
Town Halls and Community Meetings/Presentations

CUrrent Initiatives

Ends November 8

Individuals make an advance payment of $395 to receive weekly locally grown produce packages, feeding 2 to 4 people for 20 weeks (June – October). You can also sponsor a family to ensures that fresh, healthy food reaches the tables of those that have no reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.

Ends on August 27

Youth are empowered by becoming exposed to and participating in hands-on learning activities and acts of community service, field trips, workshops, and a series of outdoor experiences.

August 24 – 29

The purpose of the conference is to inspire and empower attendees, so they become active participants toward the goal of building healthy, sustainable communities.

September 14 – 19

This week long, historical garden tour and present-day harvest provides an opportunity for residents and visitors to become informed about the various agricultural spaces that exist throughout the City of Newark.


September 26

This event allows residents to come together and partake of a community meal to bring about a true sense of community through the natural unifier of food.


Its mission is to empower residents of Constanza, Dominican Republic with environmental education, facilitate the cultivation of organic agriculture, provide nutrition education, and create pathways of sustainable lifestyles and green jobs.

October – December

This project aims to provide residents with more access to fresh, locally grown produce with features such as a hydroponic greenhouse, commercial kitchen, farm stand, and so much more.